Ask any shark biologist a question about sharks, and chances are, the answer might begin with, "We're not really sure…"
A perplexing mystery about a scattered hoard of ancient Roman coins found near a river in the Netherlands has now been solved.
Archaeologists have unearthed a rare instance of Neanderthal-created art in a German cave once famous for its "unicorn bones."
Dinosaurs ruled the Earth for about 174 million years. There were many types of dinosaurs, in all shapes and sizes.
Excavations at a fort by Hadrian's Wall revealed the carving of a naked man standing next to a horse or donkey.
The dinosaurs were "particularly prone to extinction" even before the asteroid hit, a new study suggests.
The discovery of teensy baby dinosaur bones and teeth in the Alaskan Arctic reveals that dinosaurs nested and incubated their eggs there 70 million years ago.
Paleontologists in China found the skull, jaw and a few vertebrae belonging to one of the largest land mammals that ever lived.
A detailed look at coelacanths' scales reveals that this ancient lineage of fish may live to be 100 years old.
An analysis of Māori oral traditions and artwork suggests that they found Antarctica before the Europeans did.
The "German Stonehenge," a place for ritual events and possibly even human sacrifice, was also a home to many during the Neolithic and Bronze Ages.
The largest dinosaur from Australia was as long as a basketball court and taller than a two-story building.